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Google Currents to Blame For Nexus 7 Lag After Update to Android 4.2?

After the update to Android 4.2, many users of the Nexus 7 have experienced major lag issues, with no real fix or explanation for the occurrence. Neither ASUS or Google have acknowledged any issue, which isn’t a shock, but that hasn’t stopped one member of XDA to dig for a solution. 

During his research, he discovered that Google’s Currents app could be the culprit. With tons of forum members supporting the post and even users on Reddit stating that the fix has worked like a dream, here’s what you can do to fix the alleged lag on your Nexus 7.

  1. Open your app drawer
  2. Open Google Currents
  3. Click the three dots in the top right corner of the app
  4. Tap “Settings”
  5. Uncheck “Enable Background Sync”
  6. Reboot your Nexus 7

If this helps speed up your Nexus 7, let us know and be sure to spread the word.

Via: XDA

Cheers Dominick!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000679860284 Malcolm Bates

    Did nothing. I also tried wiping the cache partitions, wiping the cache for all of my apps, disabling location service, and installing forever gone to clean the sd card. Absolutely nothing worked and I’m getting really frustrated.